Originally Posted by bonzolead
you can't improvise period, nobody ever has nobody ever will.
you are put in a tight little box with no way of getting out of it.
I like having the freedom to take the tune where ever I want too take it.
I beg to differ.
Dennis Chambers :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxfC09J0xUo
There was also a video of Steve Gadd playing to a clicktrack and he grooved just as well.
If you dont want to use a metronome, then fine, but dont try to convince everyone that metronomes take out the soul of everything. If people didnt practice to metronomes they would be sloppy and be all over the place.